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Balustrade system capable of using varying glass thicknesses from 12–17.52 mm toughened and laminated glass.

Top-fixed channel for fixing to top of parapet walls fixings at 200 mm centres.

Handrails are available in related stainless steel or wood, which can sit directly on the top of the glass panels using a rubber insert. A number of diameters and profiles are available in different grades. The system is also available with offset handrails, which are fixed through holes in the glass.

The system has been designed to complement the existing range of Q-railing high-quality architectural fittings.

Features and benefits:

  • Aluminium base channel for fixing glass polyester powder-coated finish, RAL 9006 (5000 mm-long) with various rubber glazing seal options for varying thicknesses of glass.
  • Choice of handrails, including wooden (beech, oak lacquered and P11 stained and lacquered), square, rectangular, circular or elliptical in stainless steel grades 1.4301 (304) or 1.4401 (316), with options for satin or mirror polished surface finish.
  • Glass infill available in different thicknesses, varying from 12–17.52 mm. All glass is bespoke to each specific project; this system takes maximum glass height of 800 mm.
  • Near-invisible balcony railings due to a slimline base shoe.
  • Quick and easy installation without scaffolding.
  • Resists line loads of up to 0.74 kN/m using glass 16.76 mm thick.
  • Safety wedge system for rapid installation of glass panels.
  • Bespoke custom-shaped profiles available on request.
  • Additional LED lighting, using Q-lights Linear Light for atmosphere and safety.
  • Achieved BS 6180 mark, indicating a very high level of safety.

Applications:

Suitable for light to medium indoor and outdoor use on balustrades for parapet walls.

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Standard product features

Base channel:

Easy Glass Up top mount channel 16.6924.500.36 (5000 mm long) – Stainless steel effect (RAL9006).

Options

Rubber seals:

Consult Q-railing test data for glass specification in relation to specific loading criteria required for various building types.

Capping rail:

- Internal:

  • 13.6920.042.12 – 42.4 mm diameter, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) satin 320 grit.
  • 13.6920.048.12 – 48.3 mm diameter, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) satin 320 grit.
  • 13.6920.060.12 – 60.3 mm diameter, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) satin 320 grit.
  • 13.6920.040.12 – 40 x 40 mm square, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) satin 320 grit.
  • 13.6925.640.12 – 60 x 40 mm Rectangular, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) satin 320 grit.
  • 13.6920.080.12 – elliptical – breadth = 80 mm, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) satin 320 grit.
  • 13.6920.110.12 – elliptical – breadth = 110 mm, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) satin 320 grit.
  • 13.6920.042.10 – 42.4 mm diameter, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) mirror polished.
  • 13.6920.048.10 – 48.3 mm diameter, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) mirror polished.
  • 20.6925.042.40 – 42.4 mm diameter, beech, lacquered.
  • 20.6925.042.43 – 42.4 mm diameter, oak, lacquered.
  • 20.6925.042.41 – 42.4 mm diameter, Beech, P11 stained and lacquered.
  • 20.6945.118.40 – edge protection, 18.5 mm internal width. beech lacquered.
  • 20.6945.122.40 – edge protection, 22.5 internal width. beech lacquered.
  • 20.6945.118.43 – edge protection, 18.5 mm internal width. oak lacquered.
  • 20.6945.122.43 – edge protection, 22.5 mm internal width. oak lacquered.

- External:

  • 14.6920.042.12 – 42.4 mm diameter, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 14.6920.048.12 – 48.3 mm diameter, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 14.6920.060.12 – 60.3 mm diameter, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 14.6920.040.12 – 40 x 40 mm square, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 14.6925.640.12 – 60 x 40 mm Rectangular, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 14.6920.042.10 – 42.4 mm diameter, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) mirror polished.
  • 14.6920.048.10 – 48.3 mm diameter, wall thickness 1.5 mm, 1.4301 (304) mirror polished.
  • 20.6945.118.44 – edge protection, 18.5 mm internal width, oak glazed.
  • 20.6945.122.44 – edge protection, 22.5 mm internal width, oak glazed.
  • 14.6940.114.12 – edge protection, 14.4 mm internal width, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 14.6940.118.12 – edge protection, 18.5 mm internal width, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 14.6940.122.12 – edge protection, 22.6 mm internal width, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 14.6940.126.12 – edge protection, 26.5 mm internal width, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 16.6940.118.18 – edge protection, 18.5 mm internal width, aluminium stainless steel effect.
  • 16.6940.122.18 – edge protection, 22.5 mm internal width, aluminium stainless steel effect.
  • 14.6940.030.12 – U-profile, internal width 24 mm, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 14.6340.040.12 – U-profile, internal width 34 mm, 1.4401 (316) satin 320 grit.
  • 16.6945.013.18 – U-profile, internal width 13.25 mm, aluminium stainless steel effect.
  • 16.6945.018.18 – U-profile, internal width 18 mm, aluminium stainless steel effect.
  • 16.6940.022.18 – U-profile, internal width 22 mm, aluminium stainless steel effect.
  • 16.6920.040.18 – 40 x 40 mm Square, 24 mm internal width, aluminium stainless steel effect.
  • 16.6920.040.09 – 40 x 40 mm Square, 24 mm internal width, aluminium stainless steel effect IX.
  • 16.6920.654.08 – 65 x 40 mm rectangular profile, aluminium matt silver effect.
  • 16.6920.654.09 – 65 x 40 mm rectangular profile, aluminium stainless steel effect IX.
  • 16.6920.654.00 – 65 x 40 mm rectangular profile, aluminium raw finish.
  • 16.6920.042.18 – 42.4 mm diameter, aluminium stainless steel effect.
  • 16.6920.042.09 – 42.4 mm diameter, aluminium stainless steel effect IX.

All cap rails have rubber gaskets to suite extrusion width, which varies in accordance with the thickness of the glass. All cap rails have pre-made accessories, including 90 degree corner, adjustable angles and in-line connectors, which are compatible with Q-railing fittings.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
25-25-10/110 Balustrade and guarding system

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Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

Q-railing

Tel:

+44 (0)1782 711676

Product reference

Easy Glass Up

Glazing infill

[ ______ ]

Rubber seals

[19.6924.912.00]
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For 12 mm toughened glass.
[19.6924.914.00]
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For 13.52 mm toughened laminated glass.
[19.6924.915.00]
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For 15 mm toughened glass.
[19.6924.918.00]
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For 17.52 mm toughened laminated glass.

Manufacturer details

Unit 1, Tunstall Arrow,
James Brindley Way,
Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire, ST6 5GF
Tel +44 (0)1782 711676
Fax +44 (0)800 7814246
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